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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2012.35
People
Danny Lyon, American (Brooklyn, New York born 1942)
Title
Fannie Lou Hamer, sharecropper from a family of twenty children, evicted from her home for applying to register to vote, severely beaten in the Winona police station, SNCC field secretary from Ruleville, and future Mississippi Freedom Democratic party candidate for Congress, marches in the cold Hattiesburg rain
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1963, printed 2010
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/339893
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
32.9 x 22.1 cm (12 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)
sheet: 35.6 x 27.9 cm (14 x 11 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, b.r., in graphite: Danny Lyon
  • stamp: Verso, b.r., in graphite and red ink: Printer [over] K [over] BLEAK BEAUTY [over] Picture Date 63 * 10 Print Date
  • inscription: Verso, t.r. edge, in graphite: DLC 32
Provenance
Anonymous donor, gift; to Harvard Art Museums, 2012.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Gift
Copyright
© Danny Lyon/Magnum Photos
Accession Year
2012
Object Number
2012.35
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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